American Elephants

Skilled Craftsmanship is Very Beautiful to Watch. by The Elephant's Child
August 9, 2012, 6:52 am
Filed under: Architecture, Art | Tags: , ,

Makes me think of the Medieval Guilds, and the craftsmen that built the great cathedrals.

Shamelessly borrowed from American Digest

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When you watch a true craftsman at work, it’s like seeing a gifted musician or dancer in action. Not only is the skill seen, but there is a certain beauty that comes with the rhythm that develops from experience at their craft.

Comment by Jim Yardley

What’s also an art is mixing the concrete in the first place — not as easy as it looks! The guy wouldn’t be able to apply it and get it to stick “just right” if the concrete itself hadn’t been properly prepared.

Comment by Subsidy Eye

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